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Diane Seltzer
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Time to evaluate your rates? Here are some tips to make your rate work for you...
How and when to charge more money for your freelance, consulting or client work without risking lost business From hourly rates to project fees, deciding what to charge for your client work is often a difficult task for small businesses, freelancers or contract employees. Often you start off at a set rate based on the [...]
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Another amazing year for SureShade!
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My new children's book is now available on Amazon - a labor of love highlighting my daughter's love of boating and beautifully illustrated by my nephew!
 
Boating Book for Kids Teaches Boat Safety and Fun #boatkids #boating #boatbooks #kidsbooks

The Amazing Adventures of Boat Girl is a children’s book that inspires kids to love the boating lifestyle while emphasizing the importance of boat safety Whether you have a kid who already loves boating, or want to introduce your child to boating,…
The Amazing Adventures of Boat Girl is a children's book that inspires kids to love the boating lifestyle while emphasizing the importance of boat safety. Whether you have a kid who already loves boating, or want to introduce your child to boating, the children's book The Amazing Adventures of ...
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Cruisers Yachts Unveils 328 Super Sport with SureShade Automated Shade
328 SS now available with automated retractable sunshade as factory install option Sport boat enthusiasts now have a new option for staying protected while having fun under the sun with the 328 SS from Cruisers Yachts . Cruisers Yachts recently held a priva...
Cruisers Yachts recently held a private unveiling of their 328 Super Sport with automated shade option to dealers at their 2015 Annual International Dealer Meeting in Sturgeon Bay, WI, held July 22 to July 24, 2014. The versatile 328 SS sport boat now offers the ultimate in flexibility with the ...
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Shade System Doubles as Paddleboard Rack on Grady-White Boat
Grady-White 330 Express boat owner discovers ingenious way to use their SureShade retractable shade as a sturdy paddleboard rack Storage is always an issue on boats. Boaters are always looking for new ways to stow away all their gear. With that extra gear f...
Storage is always an issue on boats. Boaters are always looking for new ways to stow away all their gear. With that extra gear for watersports and activities on the water - like the popular sport of paddleboarding - safely stowing gear can be a challenge. When Ariel, a boater in Puerto Rico, ...
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How much thought did you put into choosing your LinkedIn profile photo?
 
Choosing the Best LinkedIn Profile Photo – 13 Mistakes to Avoid #linkedIn #branding #linkedinmarketing

Maintain a professional image on LinkedIn by avoiding these obvious mistakes with the personal profile picture you choose One of the first rules of LinkedIn is that it is not Facebook. When it comes to individual profiles, Facebook is personal and…
Maintain a professional image on LinkedIn by avoiding these obvious mistakes with the personal profile picture you choose One of the first rules of LinkedIn is that it is not Facebook. When it comes to individual profiles, Facebook is personal and LinkedIn is business. LinkedIn is a professional networking site that should be reserved for your [...]
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Super excited that my guest blog post is on +Discover Boating - all about creating amazing family boating memories, with mention of my new children's book The Amazing Adventures of Boat Girl.
BONUS: it has some super cute pics of my kids in it :)
#boating   #boatlife   #boatinglifestyle  
These days busy families are always looking for ways to connect more… to slow things down and share those special moments together as a family. And that’s one of the reasons why our boat has become such an important part of our lives.
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Great collection of gift ideas for boaters!
 
*Looking for gifts for the boater on your holiday list? *
Check out this interactive collection of gift ideas for boaters!
(flip through the guide, mouse over red link to see direct link to buy)

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#boatgifts   #boating   #boatlife   #boats   #giftideas  
2014 Boaters Gift Guide
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Great plug of my new kid's boating book on Boating Industry's site this week! 
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+Boating Magazine Would love to get my kid's boating book into your holiday gift guide this year - pls get in touch if interested... thanks!
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My latest LinkedIn post... a how-to for starting to accept contributors on your site or blog
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Cruisers Yachts Debuts 390 Express Coupe as Shade Ready
New 390 Express Coupe model is engineered for automated retractable sunshade installations at factory Cruisers Yachts recently held a private unveiling of their all new 390 Express Coupe to dealers at their 2015 Annual International Dealer Meeting in Sturge...
Cruisers Yachts recently held a private unveiling of their all new 390 Express Coupe to dealers at their 2015 Annual International Dealer Meeting in Sturgeon Bay, WI, held July 22 to July 24, 2014. The impressive yacht boosts the largest cockpit seating in the industry for its category ...
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Sun Safety in Boating Infographic
Importance of sun safety on a boat and how recreational boaters can stay focused on being sun aware and sun safe on the water With fishing, cruising, tubing, anchoring, lounging, entertaining… the time you spend on your boat adds up quickly. And it only tak...
With fishing, cruising, tubing, anchoring, lounging, entertaining… the time you spend on your boat adds up quickly. And it only takes 20 minutes of sun exposure to get sunburn if not properly protected. The growing demand for SureShade's retractable sunshades is a testament to the changing views ...
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Owner of SBMarketingTools.com, MarineMarketingTools.com, BoaterLifeOnline.com and PinInspired.com; SureShade marketing consultant; freelance writer; boating enthusiast
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marketing communications, PR, branding, small business marketing, marine/boating industry marketing, website development, writing
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Author, owner of SBMarketingTools.com; MarineMarketingTools.com; BoaterLifeOnline.com; BoaterKids.com; marketing director for SureShade
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I own and manage multiple websites that balance my passions of marketing and boating...

SBMarketingTools.com is a site devoted to free or low-cost small marketing tools and business resources. Get informative articles and recommendations for marketing tools or business resources in our tools directories for advertising, branding, direct marketing, marketing plans, social media, PR, websites, business productivity tools and more.

MarineMarketingtools.com is a site devoted to growing your business in the boating industry. This collaborative site features marine marketing best practices for boat dealers, marinas, boat builders, marine suppliers, marine services and products and more. Become a Contributor and share your expertise!

BoaterLifeOnline.com is a blog about boats and the boating lifestyle. Get resources for boat buying/selling, boat gear, family boating, boat gift ideas and other boating lifestyle topics.

BoaterKids.com is a boating lifestyle blog for kids who were "born and raised on the water" offering tips for kid's safety and fun on a boat.

PinInspired.com takes Pinterest to the next level by showcasing Pinterest inspired projects and ideas.

I am also the Marketing Director for SureShade - the designer and manufacturer of marine sunshade solutions... setting a new standard for shade in the boating industry with factory and aftermarket shade options.

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Author of PR Tools to Toot Your Own Horn - Strategies and Ideas for Small Business Public Relations (A Winner in the 2013 Small Business Book Awards in Marketing Category)
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Share small business news, tips, blog posts and information with BizSugar's community of small business owners and entrepreneurs.

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Free downloadable worksheet for defining and tracking specific marketing goals and objectives for the year, including sample strategy, tact

Old School Marketing Ideas Local Small Businesses Should Still Use
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With some updated ideas and integration of social media, these tried and proven, back-to-basics marketing strategies and tactics can still b

How to Boost Employee Productivity for Small Business
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Business owners and managers can improve employee productivity by using motivation, training, prioritization and technology strategies.

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Smart investments in graphic design can help bring new business, encourage return business and establish your company brand

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Investing in small biz tools that deliver multiple marketing or productivity services can help your business cost-effectively accomplish mor

Book “PR Tools to Toot Own Horn” Wins in 2013 Small Business Book Awards...
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Quality affiliate advertisers relevant to your industry niche can help improve your website brand and credibility, while monetizing your web